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Turkey breast vs. Liverwurst — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Turkey breast and Liverwurst

  • Turkey breast has more Vitamin B6, however, Liverwurst is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Copper.
  • Liverwurst's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 543% more.
  • Turkey breast contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Liverwurst. Turkey breast contains 0.48mg of Vitamin B6, while Liverwurst contains 0.19mg.
  • Turkey breast contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Turkey, all classes, breast, meat and skin, raw and Liverwurst spread.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Potassium +61.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.6%
Contains more Calcium +69.2%
Contains more Iron +637.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.7%
Contains more Zinc +46.5%
Contains more Copper +224.3%
Contains more Manganese +761.1%
Contains more Selenium +158.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3.9% 45% 17% 80% 24% 7.7% 43% 25% 2.3% 122%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6.6% 332% 8.6% 99% 15% 91% 63% 80% 20% 316%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Potassium +61.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.6%
Contains more Calcium +69.2%
Contains more Iron +637.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.7%
Contains more Zinc +46.5%
Contains more Copper +224.3%
Contains more Manganese +761.1%
Contains more Selenium +158.9%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +227166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +369%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +795.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +375%
Contains more Folate +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3104.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.36% 0% 0% 0% 15% 27% 98% 37% 111% 5.3% 53% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 818% 0% 0% 12% 68% 238% 81% 177% 44% 23% 1683% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +227166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +369%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +795.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +375%
Contains more Folate +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3104.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +76.8%
Contains more Water +30.9%
Contains more Fats +262.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +164.4%
22% 7% 70%
Protein: 21.89 g
Fats: 7.02 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.05 g
Other: 1.04 g
12% 25% 6% 54% 3%
Protein: 12.38 g
Fats: 25.45 g
Carbs: 5.89 g
Water: 53.53 g
Other: 2.75 g
Contains more Protein +76.8%
Contains more Water +30.9%
Contains more Fats +262.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +164.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -80.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +361.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +46.2%
31% 43% 27%
Saturated Fat: 1.91 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.66 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.66 g
40% 50% 10%
Saturated Fat: 9.925 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.286 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.427 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -80.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +361.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +46.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Turkey breast Liverwurst
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey breast Liverwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.39g Liverwurst
Protein 21.89g 12.38g Turkey breast
Fats 7.02g 25.45g Liverwurst
Carbs 0g 5.89g Liverwurst
Calories 157kcal 305kcal Liverwurst
Sugar 1.65g Turkey breast
Fiber 0g 2.5g Liverwurst
Calcium 13mg 22mg Liverwurst
Iron 1.2mg 8.85mg Liverwurst
Magnesium 24mg 12mg Turkey breast
Phosphorus 186mg 230mg Liverwurst
Potassium 275mg 170mg Turkey breast
Sodium 59mg 700mg Turkey breast
Zinc 1.57mg 2.3mg Liverwurst
Copper 0.074mg 0.24mg Liverwurst
Manganese 0.018mg 0.155mg Liverwurst
Selenium 22.4µg 58µg Liverwurst
Vitamin A 6IU 13636IU Liverwurst
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 4091µg Liverwurst
Vitamin C 0mg 3.5mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.272mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 1.03mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 5.2mg 4.3mg Turkey breast
Vitamin B5 0.621mg 2.95mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.48mg 0.19mg Turkey breast
Folate 7µg 30µg Liverwurst
Vitamin B12 0.42µg 13.46µg Liverwurst
Tryptophan 0.242mg 0.151mg Turkey breast
Threonine 0.957mg 0.671mg Turkey breast
Isoleucine 1.099mg 0.653mg Turkey breast
Leucine 1.704mg 1.139mg Turkey breast
Lysine 1.996mg 1.155mg Turkey breast
Methionine 0.616mg 0.285mg Turkey breast
Phenylalanine 0.857mg 0.617mg Turkey breast
Valine 1.141mg 0.857mg Turkey breast
Histidine 0.66mg 0.448mg Turkey breast
Cholesterol 65mg 118mg Turkey breast
Saturated Fat 1.91g 9.925g Turkey breast
Omega-3 - DHA 0.01g 0g Turkey breast
Omega-3 - DPA 0.01g 0g Turkey breast
Monounsaturated Fat 2.66g 12.286g Liverwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 1.66g 2.427g Liverwurst

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Turkey breast Liverwurst
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
27%
Turkey breast
242%
Liverwurst
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
37%
Turkey breast
103%
Liverwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey breast
Turkey breast is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey breast
Turkey breast contains less Sodium (difference - 641mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey breast
Turkey breast is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey breast
Turkey breast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey breast
Turkey breast is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey breast
Turkey breast is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is relatively richer in vitamins

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Turkey breast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171093/nutrients
  2. Liverwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174596/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.